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Projects

2018

Trio Ariabesca

Story In 1993 István Kuruc and Wulfin Lieske recorded, together with Bandoneonist René Marino Rivero, the tango CD „Adios Nonino“ for the label EMI. This album was dedicated entirely to the music of Astor Piazzolla and turned out to be a big success. Both musicians met in Cologne at the legendary Café Fleur - a long-term collaboration started.  The combination of concert...

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2017

FORUM LIESKE

FORUM LIESKE ist ein besonderer Ort kultureller Begegnung im Kölner Agnes-Viertel. Der private KulturSalon bietet ein elegantes Ambiente für Konzerte, Meisterkurse,Vernissagen, Lesungen und Vorträge. Gastgeber sind die Musiker Eleonore Klauser (Klavier) und Wulfin Lieske (Gitarre und Komposition) Infos und Anmeldung: www.forumlieske.de Veranstaltungen...

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2017

The new Music Shop is online!

The music shop offers an direct access to my composition and arrangements. In collaboration with Rainer Kannacher high quality scores are released including bilingual (German/English) notes. Having started with editions for and with guitar later-on my works for piano, chorus and orchestra (materials for rent) will be published as well. Didactic materials form an own section (EDUCATIONAL). To approach the shop best start...

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2017

New and old recordings on a new platform

My music productions will be publish by the online label CD Baby from now on. You can download all my recordings including sleeve notes in "loss-less" CD qualitity (FLAC) there.  Further downloads and streamings are offerd by standard platforms...

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2017

Wulfin Lieske | Guitar Works - The New Album is online

After my early album "Taqsim I-III" from 2004 and the duo album "Bottom's Dream" from 2011 my latest recording of my works for guitar and guitar duo is out now. Spanning almoust a decade of composing it starts with the 1998 serial "Bagatelles on 52" up to the abysmale solo "Violet" (2006) with a low B scordatura. Furthermore it is a manifestation of the exqusite sound of "La Leona"...

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2017

VINTAGE GUITAR SUMMIT

25.11.2017 Santos Hernández und die Werkstatt Manuel Ramírez  8.6.2018 Hermann Hauser I und Familie  Konzertpräsentation der Originale mit Wulfin Lieske Diavortrag mit Dr. Michael Herrmann Gegenüberstellung von Originalen und Repliken mehr Galerie  

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2017

Duo Toccata

Das Zusammenspiel von Gitarre und Klavier wird durch die high-end Verstärkung einer speziell entwickelten Klassischen Gitarre zu einem besonders faszinierenden Klangerlebnis. Schon im Adagio von Ravel's Klavierkonzert in G zeigt sich das enorme Potential: hier übernimmt die Gitarre den originalen Orchesterpart - im Grand Tango von Piazzolla die...

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2017

La Leona Rezital · Antonio de Torres

Over 20 years Wulfin Lieske performs the guitar legend "La Leona" buildt by Aintonio de Torres in Sevilla 1856. An outstanding instrument Torres modified seberals times and never parted with. With "La Leona" modern guitar history has begun. Works by Johann Sebastian Bach Partita II BWV 1004, Wulfin Lieske In Luce, Eduardo Sainz de la Maza, Isaac Albéniz

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2017

Premiere Desert Roads

Premiere of my new work for violin & guitar at Dom Forum Colgne on Dec 8, 2017 20:00 Georgia Papadimitriou - violin Wulfin Lieske - guitar Desert Roads for violin and guitar has been written in September 2017. Six subsequent parts describe very contrasting trips on desert paths, road movies dealing with American fiddle, Late-Night Lament, heading to Afrika... more

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2016

Works for guitar duo - compositions & arrangements

I have regularly worked alongside other guitarists - most recently with Fabian Spindler. This cooperation has produced both our own compositions and arrangements of major works of other composers. This instrumentation is novel to most of them and was recorded on sound carriers: the Chromatic Fantasia and Fuge (Bach), El Albaícyn and El Puerto (Albéniz), Suite Bergamasque (Debussy), Le Tombeau de Couperin (Ravel) and Good-bye Pork...

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2015

Bach Partita d minor - A New Transcription

The "Chaconne" by Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the major manifestations of classical music and already achieved near legendary status at the beginning of the 20th century among musicians and audiences alike. Due to their monumental arrangement and high interpretative and technical challenges, they were often widely perceived in isolation from their compositional and often also historical context to become the showpieces of  ambitious...

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2015

Premiere IN LUCE

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2013

Dreamtime

Premiere: Dec 19 2013 Cologne Philharmonie, Mark Atkins (didgeridoo), Wulfin Lieske (guitar) WDR Radio Symphony (Yutaka Sado) Extract from the premiere programme (Martina Seeber, WDR) "Alone over the land song hallows and heals." (Rainer Maria Rilke) Dreams have as little to do with the "Dreamtime" of the Australian aborigines as the western world's concept of time. Dreamtime in...

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2000

Über den Wassern

Oratorio in eight parts This work was commissioned by the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Lower Saxony as a contribution to the EXPO 2000 world exhibition. It is transcultural and transreligious in that is combines key statements on the spiritual significance of water in different religions. The texts are sung in the original languages; Sanskrit (Rgveda), Hebrew (Old Testament), Bambara (Mali Genesis), Arabic (Koran) and Ancient Greek...

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